Local New York Life Office Announces September is Life Insurance Awareness Month

Campaign Will Educate Public About Value of Life Insurance Protection

Raleigh, NC, September 15, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Paul Holmes, managing partner for the Raleigh office of New York Life Insurance Company (http://www.raleighnyl.com), has announced that the Raleigh office is participating in Life Insurance Awareness Month, an annual industry-wide September campaign aiming to educate and inform the public on the need for and benefits of life insurance protection. Through this campaign, New York Life and other companies in the industry are hoping to inspire action among Americans to protect their financial future. In today’s uncertain economic climate, New York Life hopes to provide the understanding that a life insurance policy can offer financial protection for families.

In honor of Life Insurance Awareness Month, the Raleigh office of New York Life is encouraging all Triangle residents to consider the importance of life insurance and the essential mortgage protection, income replacement and college funding options that it can provide. For more information on life insurance options in the Triangle, visit http://www.raleighnyl.com.

“The Raleigh New York Life office is proud to participate in Life Insurance Awareness Month,” said Holmes. “We hope that our efforts in life insurance education can bring about the necessary awareness for Triangle residents to avoid taking chances and ensure themselves a more financially secure future.”

About New York Life:
New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845, is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States* and one of the largest life insurers in the world. New York Life has the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any life insurer by all four of the major credit rating agencies. Headquartered in New York City, New York Life’s family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance. New York Life Investments** provides institutional asset management and retirement plan services. Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as institutional and retail mutual funds. Please visit New York Life’s website at http://www.newyorklife.com for more information.

*Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500, Ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, May 5, 2011. See www.money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune for methodology.

**New York Life Investments is a service mark used by New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC and its subsidiary, New York Life Investment Management LLC.

Caitlin Russell
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600

New York Life
Patty Briguglio